[maemo-users] N900 battery duration

From: Kai Thomsen thomsenk at t-online.de
Date: Fri Oct 16 23:21:32 EEST 2009
OK, I'll do some sniffing over the weekend with a Wifi connection and
post the results on Monday.

Am Freitag, den 16.10.2009, 21:58 +0200 schrieb Andrea Grandi:
> Hi,
> 2009/10/16 Kai Thomsen <thomsenk at t-online.de>:
> > Hmm, Skype and apps like that might suck quite a bit of battery,
> > depending on how chatty they might become in their idle states. Knowing
> > a bit about Skype from monitoring a large company network, especially
> > when it does not get a connection or an unreliable connection it tries
> > to connect to the next Supernode very often, at least once a minute.
> > Wireshark might help you to find out how "chatty" your N900 is...
> > If I have some time over the weekend, I could run some tests with
> > Wireshark and Skype/Foreca/Facebook and whatever else is usually running
> > on my N900 to see how often these apps actually send traffic in their
> > idle states.
> it would be great!
> Anyway, here is the result of powertop execution on my N900:
> http://pastebin.ca/1624111
> I hope it can help you to understand what's happening :)

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